Name: Kurt-Jörgen Olsson
Title: General Counsel, Ingka Group
Location: Åhus, Sweden
Kurt-Jörgen Olsson is the General Counsel of the Ingka Group and leads the group function Legal and Governance. He is also the corporate secretary. Kurt-Jörgen’s career with IKEA spans over 17 years, and he began his journey leading the legal team within Inter IKEA Centre Group.
In 2012, Kurt-Jörgen joined Ingka Group and this was when he took on his current position. In this role he has built and formed a strong legal team, with a centre of expertise on group level and solid legal competence in all the markets where the company operates.
Kurt-Jörgen grew up in Linköping, Sweden, and holds a Master’s degree in law from Lund University.
Kurt-Jörgen is married and has two children. He and his family now lives in Åhus, Sweden. When Kurt-Jörgen is not at work, he enjoys skiing and being out on the sea.